Care and Support Assistant - Part Time

Reference
50169
Closing date
15/09/2019
Region
Yorkshire and Humberside
Town
Scarborough
Salary
£8.42 to £8.68 per hour

Care and Support Assistant – Part Time

Jazz Court, Scarborough

£8.42 to £8.68 per hour (dependent on qualifications)

30 hours per week – including alternate weekends

We are seeking a Care and Support Assistant to join our team at Jazz Court. At this Retirement Living service, we provide purpose-built homes for rent or shared ownership, and ensure peace of mind through a range of facilities including an on-site care and support team. We are seeking applications from enthusiastic, proactive and friendly individuals with strong interpersonal skills.

Read more about Jazz Court here

The role of Care and Support Assistant will include:

  • Delivering a high level of care and support for our residents
  • Assisting and encouraging residents to access and maintain a level of integration into the wider community e.g with shopping
  • Enabling residents to maximise their own potential and level of independence
  • Administering medication to residents
  • Assisting residents with washing, dressing and general personal care and hygiene

Skills and Experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • Strong organisational skills as well as functional literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to react quickly to changing priorities whilst working to deadlines and targets
  • NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care, or willing to work towards is desirable

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

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